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Fatal hit and run in Port Arthur

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The Port Arthur Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run accident that happened on the 3200 block of 8th Street. Officers responded to the location around 1:54a.m. Sunday in reference to a person lying in the street. PAFD and Acadian EMS determined the man was deceased. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division and an accident reconstruction team determined the deceased had injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.

The deceased is described as a black male believed to be in his 30's and a resident of Port Arthur. At this time no suspect information is available, but officers obtained evidence from the scene.

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